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There are 'bad hombres' in the United States There are 'bad hombres' in the United States
- October 20, 2016

Moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump and Hillary Clinton to detail their plans to secure the southern USA border, saying there is "almost no issue that separates" the two candidates more. The line trended immediately with celebs and civilians alike taking to social media to discuss and decry it (often with references to Three Amigos! or the 80s video game Bad Dudes .) Even Merriam-Webster (yes, the Dictionary) got into the mix, noting frequent misspelling of the word and offering a tip for ... (more...)
Trump backing of Russia unprecedented: Obama
- October 20, 2016

The Republican nominee said he does not know Putin personally but asserted that the Russian leader "has no respect" for Clinton or President Obama . The statement issued by top USA officials was unprecedented, he says, and it did help to counteract the influence this had on the American public, but it's not enough to deter future attacks. (more...)
Things To Watch In The Last Presidential Debate
- October 20, 2016

Trump's charges and staying on message. The Democratic vice presidential candidate was urging supporters in OH to run up the score against Trump. President Barack Obama's half-brother says he doesn't agree with the decision by another half-brother to attend the final presidential debate as a guest of the Donald Trump campaign. (more...)
Lawsuit filed in Virginia after voter registration system crashes Lawsuit filed in Virginia after voter registration system crashes
- October 20, 2016

If you mail your voter registration, it must be postmarked by Tuesday. And if you're at the registry of motor vehicles, updating your address, applying or renewing your driver's license, you can complete a voter registration application there, too. (more...)
New Horizons forecasts clouds on Pluto New Horizons forecasts clouds on Pluto
- October 20, 2016

Multiple times during the press conference, the New Horizons leader mentioned how useful it could be to send an orbiter to the Pluto system. The extended mission was approved back in 2015 just after New Horizon's epic flyby of Pluto on 14 July. (more...)
Rock-smashing monkeys make flakes like early stone tools
- October 20, 2016

Some of the quartz pieces looked like sharpened stone tools made by human relatives in eastern Africa, some 2-3 million years ago. Scientists studying the stone-smashing habits of bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil have found that the primates inadvertently produce stone flakes that look very similar to the flakes used as cutting tools by early humans. (more...)
UK dentists slam child migrant X-Ray idea UK dentists slam child migrant X-Ray idea
- October 20, 2016

The Home Office says when refugees do not have documentation to prove their age, the test comes down to "physical appearance and demeanour". He told Sky some of them didn't look young: "There have been a few, two or three, that have looked older than 16 or 17". (more...)
Bill, Melinda Gates among Clinton VP considerations, WikiLeaks reveals
- October 20, 2016

The list included more important names, like Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, GM CEO Mary Barra and Xerox CEO Ursula Burns . In view of Podesta's food groups the fact that Cook is openly gay could also have been a factor as to why he was on the list. (more...)
State official lobbied Federal Bureau of Investigation to change email classification
- October 20, 2016

The FBI and the State Department have pushed back against the story, releasing statements that deny any changes were made to the email classifications. "The FBI official I spoke to raised the topic of FBI Iraq slots as an entirely separate matter", Kennedy said. The FBI notes and documents released today offer a different version of events than has been recounted in recent days, based on an FBI staffer's second- or third-hand account of what he called a "quid pro quo" for declassifying the ... (more...)
Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera
- October 20, 2016

Bolton says the spacecraft is healthy, though, and the mission team is working to getting it back to optimal working conditions. While Jupiter - the largest planet in our solar system - is usually known for its vast gravity and extreme belts of hazardous radiation, the world looks distinctly happy, with a large smile in this new image created from data collected by NASA's Juno mission. (more...)
Billy Bush loses job over Trump tape
- October 20, 2016

It was only a mic. " People , they don't really know me". Bush was let go from NBC's "Today", where he was a co-host. She blamed the "left-wing media" for much of the controversy, calling the press "dishonest" and saying "a lot of lies" have been written about her and her husband. (more...)
ExoMars probe arrives at Mars, lander unresponsive ExoMars probe arrives at Mars, lander unresponsive
- October 20, 2016

Schiaparelli's goal is test Mars entry and landing, in preparation for the next stage of the ExoMars rover, which will touch down on the dusty planet in 2020 looking for signs of life. He says that they did this to get data about how to land on Mars with European technology - and that is what is downloading from Mars Express right now. (more...)
Kim Kardashian releases raunchy emojis shortly after Paris scare Kim Kardashian releases raunchy emojis shortly after Paris scare
- October 20, 2016

West is not only constructing a state-of-the-art panic room, but she's also hiring security guards who specialize in protecting government officials, and is calling her therapist at all hours of the day. See Kris's full statement in the video below. Kris and Kim. Source: Getty Images. Now she acts much more withdrawn, ' said the pal. Kim may have zero desire to resume her old life, but she better watch her back, Blac Chyna and Kylie Jenner are eagerly waiting in the wings to take over as ... (more...)
Garth Brooks joins Amazon's streaming service Garth Brooks joins Amazon's streaming service
- October 20, 2016

The live album, " Double Live ", is also available on Amazon's Prime Music, which offers a limited catalog of songs to members of its $99-a-year Prime program, best known for free two-day shipping. The singer has partnered with Amazon to stream his entire catalog. It is unclear how, or if, Brooks' new Amazon Music deal will affect GhostTunes. (more...)
Clinton, Trump set for last debate as ugly race nears finish
- October 20, 2016

Malik Obama's surprising politics came to light in September when he was reached in his native Kogelo, Kenya and revealed that he would be voting for Trump . Mrs. Clinton said during a March 9 primary debate for the Democratic Party that Mrs. Smith was "absolutely wrong" regarding the details of their conversation. (more...)
US Presidency: 70 Nobel Laureates endorse Hillary Clinton US Presidency: 70 Nobel Laureates endorse Hillary Clinton
- October 20, 2016

Editors in chief have made their opinions known from time to time, but the magazine has never spoken in an election with a single voice. It went on to praise the former senator's proposals for racial justice, gun control, immigration reform, LGBTQ rights and taxes, and touted her foreign policy chops as Secretary of State. (more...)
Clinton, Schumer hold big leads in New York Clinton, Schumer hold big leads in New York
- October 20, 2016

A majority of Americans think the media is biased against Donald Trump. The poll was a four-way match, with Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson getting 5 percent and Green Party's Jill Stein getting 4 percent. A Virginia poll released on Wednesday finds Democrat Hillary Clinton with a substantial lead in the presidential contest. Clinton's support rises to 43.3% while Trump's support increases to 37.8%. (more...)
Mobile fined $48M over slowing 'unlimited' data plans Mobile fined $48M over slowing 'unlimited' data plans
- October 20, 2016

T-Mobile considers such customers "heavy users", and "deprioritizes" them during times of network congestion under its "Top 3 Percent Policy". The company will offer eligible unlimited data customers two benefits. But as consumers complain they're reaching their monthly data limits in 10 or 15 days, they face either slow data the rest of the month or they can pay for more data to avoid the slower speeds. (more...)
Watch the Nintendo NX trailer here Watch the Nintendo NX trailer here
- October 20, 2016

Word just came from multiple official sources. Unlike most of Nintendo's reveals and news announcements it doesn't seem like the NX reveal will be in a Nintendo Direct but simply a trailer. Hopefully, tomorrow we'll be getting more than a cute name and bowing logo, but I wouldn't expect much more. According to the Japanese-language Nintendo Twitter account, it will be three minutes long. (more...)
Kelly: Niners RB Hyde 'a stretch' to play Sunday Kelly: Niners RB Hyde 'a stretch' to play Sunday
- October 20, 2016

Hyde was hurt in the third quarter of 45-16 loss to the Bills on Sunday, but played sporadically after he was injured. When the 49ers practiced on Tuesday, Hyde was seen wearing a sling on his shoulder, and he was wearing it again on Wednesday morning as he made his way to the weight room while the Niners began practice. (more...)

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